VicPD investigating suspicious dumpster fires

Victoria police are investigating two early-morning dumpster fires in the 1200-block of Pandora Avenue that they believe to be suspicious.

Firefighters had already extinguished both fires, which were close to each other, when officers arrived shortly after 2 a.m. Friday.

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One dumpster was next to an apartment building and caused some heat damage to the exterior, police said. The other fire did not damage property, and police said no one was injured.

VicPD is asking anyone with information about the fires to call the department at 250-995-7654 or report anonymously to Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

regan-elliott@timescolonist.com

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